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18 November 2014

Firestone's response to ProPublica, Frontline investigation

Author: Firestone

'Firestone responds', 18 Nov 2014: Firestone responded...to...ProPublica and FRONTLINE...Firestone...had to acknowledge the Taylor government or abandon the concession...[they] chose to stay...Firestone’s management negotiated the best terms they could...

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18 November 2014

‘Firestone and the Warlord: the untold story of Firestone, Charles Taylor and the tragedy of Liberia’

Author: T. Christian Miller and Jonathan Jones, ProPublica

‘Firestone and the Warlord: the untold story of Firestone, Charles Taylor and the tragedy of Liberia’, 18 Nov 2014:... In the first detailed examination of the relationship between Firestone and [Charles] Taylor, an investigation by ProPublica and...

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17 November 2014

Frontline, ProPublica investigation examines relationship between Firestone and Liberian warlord Charles Taylor

...Firestone [a subsidiary of Bridgestone] wanted Liberia for its rubber. [Charles] Taylor wanted Firestone to help his rise to power. At a pivotal meeting in Liberia’s jungles in July 1991, the company agreed to do business with the warlord. In the...

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17 November 2014

[Video] 'Firestone and the warlord'

Author: Frontline

'Video: Firestone and the warlord', 18 Nov 2014: Frontline and ProPublica investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Based on the inside accounts of Americans who ran the company's Liberia rubber...

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